Stress, alcohol use and risky sexual behavior among adolescents in Ntungamo District
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The aim of the study was to examine the relationship between Stress, Alcohol use and Risky Sexual Behavior among adolescents in Ntungamo District. The study took place in Kyamate Secondary School in Ntungamo Municipality and targeted adolescents. The study took a quantitative research design; correlational method was adopted to establish the relationship between the variables. A purposefully constructed self-administered questionnaire was used to collect data from 100 respondents. Data was collected and analysed using a statistical package for Social Sciences (SPSS-24) and Pearson correlation coefficient(r) was used to test the level of significance of the hypothesis. Results show there is no significant relationship between Stress and Alcohol use. Results further revealed that there is a significant relationship between Alcohol use and Risky Sexual Behavior. Results also revealed that there is no significant relationship between Stress and Risky Sexual Behavior.